Omar Faruk Tekbilek

A Turkish composer and instrumentalist, Omar Faruk Tekbilek later moved to New York. He collaborated with guitarist Brian Keane on three albums, Suleyman the Magnificent Sdtrk., Firedance and Beyond the Sky. Tekbilek has also worked with Michael Askill on Fata Morgana and has released a solo album of Middle Eastern fusion called Whirling. One Truth followed in 1999. The rhythmic dance collection Dance Into Eternity: Selected Peices 1987-1998 was released a year later. ~ John Bush, Rovi